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User Guide
Life sounds brilliant.


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    User Guide Life sounds brilliant.

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Intended use General notes on safety Basic functions Bluetooth Bluetooth compatible phones Other Bluetooth compatible devices Using the transmitter Stereo socket Using a loop system Accessories miniTek Remote App Maintenance and care Disposal information Technical information Technical Data - power supply...

  • Page 4: Minitek


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    It is a remote control that can be used to control your hearing instruments and high tech gadgets and allows you to enjoy sound in true stereo form.

  • Page 6: Transmitter

    Transmitter P o w ① On/off switch ② Sound level ③ USB-socket for power plug ④ 2.5 mm stereo socket ⑤ LED...

  • Page 7: Included In Delivery

    Included in delivery miniTek with lanyard and clip Transmitter with adhesive tape for affixing 2 USB-power plugs with country specific adapters (one for the remote control, one for the transmitter) Cables: 1.8 m audio cable with 3.5 mm stereo plug and ■...

  • Page 8: Intended Use

    Intended u This remote control is intended to operate hearing instruments. Read and follow the instructions of this user guide to avoid injuries and to protect the remote control from damage. Symbols: Be aware of information marked with the warning symbol WARNING, CAUTION or NOTICE! WARNING points out a situation that could lead to serious injuries, CAUTION indicates a situation that...

  • Page 9: General Notes On Safety

    General notes on safety NOTICE Your device is sensitive to extreme heat, high humidity, strong magnetic fields (> 0.1T), X-rays and mechanical stress. Do not expose your device to extreme temperature or high humidity. Do not leave it in direct sunlight. Do not immerse it in water.

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    WARNING Wireless systems may interfere with measuring devices and electronic equipment. Turn your device off when in hospitals or airplanes. Prior to use in conjunction with an electronic implant or life supporting system, have the electromagnetic compatibility verified. WARNING Risk of interference with active implants – e.g. pacemakers.

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    In some countries restrictions for the usage of wireless equipment exist. Refer to local authorities for further information. In the event your hearing instruments can be controlled by another person's remote control, return hearing instruments and remote control to your Hearing Care Professional. WARNING Risk of explosion! Do not use your remote control in explosive...

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    NOTICE Please make sure that the power plug is easily accessible to remove it from power supply if necessary. WARNING Risk of electrical shock! Do not use obviously damaged devices and return them to point of sale. WARNING Risk of affecting electronic equipment! In areas where the use of electronics or wireless devices are restricted, verify if your device has to be turned off.

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    WARNING Risk of explosion when the rechargeable battery is handled wrong. Do not short circuit, pierce, crush or disassemble the rechargeable battery. Prior to return the battery for recycling, tape the electrodes to prevent short circuit, which may cause the battery to explode. Do not place it in oven or fire.

  • Page 14: Basic Functions

    Turning on green for 3 seconds, red for 3 seconds, miniTek then flashes green then flashes red If you turn on miniTek and the battery is empty, the LED rapidly flashes red for 3 seconds, then turns off.

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    Wearing miniTek Wear miniTek no further than 60 cm (24 inches) away from the hearing instruments. Use lanyard or clip to wear miniTek. Turning the miniTek on/off Press for about 3 seconds to turn miniTek on. All LEDs shine for 3 seconds, then only the power LED shines.

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    Each program change is confirmed by an acoustic signal. Changing the audio source (if connected) Each time you press , your miniTek switches to the next available audio source according to the following overview: FM transmitter (DAI) Line-in (2.5 mm stereo socket)

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    Changing the volume Press to increase the volume. Press to decrease the volume. Key lock To activate the key lock function, press for 3 seconds. shine for 2 seconds. All buttons except are locked. With activated key lock the on/off button flashes red if you press any of the locked buttons.

  • Page 18: Bluetooth

    The Bluetooth connection has a range of about 10 m (32 ft). Walls or objects between the devices can shorten the distance. The miniTek can be paired via Bluetooth with up to two phones, two transmitters and a further Bluetooth device (e.g. mp3 player or laptop) at the same time.

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    (on/off button, telephone button and audio source button) shine for 3 seconds, then flashes while the miniTek is searching for a connection to an audio source. This can take several seconds. Once a connection is established, shines constantly for 3 seconds.

  • Page 20: Bluetooth Compatible Phones

    Bluetooth compatible phones When you are making a call with a Bluetooth compatible phone or cell phone, the miniTek allows you to use your hearing instruments as a wireless headset. Instead of using the telephone microphone, you speak into miniTek and listen through your hearing instruments.

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    Press once or twice(*) to transfer the connection from the miniTek back to the phone. (*) Test to see how your phone works with the miniTek.

  • Page 22: Other Bluetooth Compatible Devices

    Refer to the user guide of your connected device for more detailed information on how to link devices via Bluetooth. Pair the Bluetooth compatible device (e.g. mp3 player, laptop) with your miniTek (refer to "Pairing" in chapter "Bluetooth"). Start the audio transmission on your Bluetooth compatible device.

  • Page 23: Using The Transmitter

    Using the transmitter The transmitter is intended to make devices without Bluetooth-function compatible to Bluetooth. Before first use The transmitter is equipped with a rechargeable battery. Charge the transmitter if necessary using the supplied USB-power plug. While charging the LED shines red. Charging time is about 3 hours depending on the status of the rechargeable battery.

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    Receiving audio stream via transmitter Transmitter...

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    Use the supplied adhesive tape to affix the transmitter at a suitable place. Press for about 3 seconds to turn the miniTek Press on miniTek to change to the audio source manually (refer to table “Changing the audio source”...

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    Your hearing instruments switch back to the hearing program you used before. Your Hearing Care Professional has to configure your miniTek for external devices. Refer to the user guide of your connected device for more detailed information. You can use a second transmitter, which is available as an accessory.

  • Page 27: Stereo Socket

    Press to change to the audio program (refer to table “Changing the audio source” in chapter "Basic functions"). If you press without an audio device connected to it, miniTek will search for a connection to other audio sources.

  • Page 28: Using A Loop System

    Using a loop system Your miniTek is equipped with a telecoil. This is intended for using induction loops, e. g. in churches, theaters or in a lecture room. Press for about 3 seconds to turn the miniTek Press to change to the loop receiver (refer to table "Changing the audio source"...

  • Page 29: Accessories

    Accessories FM transmitter (DAI) Your miniTek can be connected to any standard FM receiver. This enables you to use FM systems even with hearing instruments which are not equipped with an audio shoe. FM systems help to improve speech understanding in difficult listening situations and are frequently used in schools.

  • Page 30: Minitek Remote App

    Because the app's interface has the same look as the miniTek, it is easy to understand. Prerequisites for using the app You must have a miniTek. Wear it as usual and ■ turn it on. Your Android smartphone must be within Bluetooth ■...

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    Download and installation Search for "miniTek" in the Google Play Store and install the app on your smartphone. To start the app, it is listed under the name "miniTek" on your smartphone. Alternatively, if you have a QR code reader installed on...

  • Page 32: Maintenance And Care

    Maintenance and care NOTICE Do not put your device in water! Do not clean your device with alcohol or benzine. Clean the remote control as necessary with a soft tissue. Avoid abrasive cleaning liquids with additives such as citric acids, ammonia, etc.

  • Page 33: Disposal Information

    Disposal formation Within the European Union, the marked equipment is covered by "Directive 2002/96/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 January 2003 on waste electrical and electronical equipment." Amended by "Directive 2003/108/EC" (WEEE). Recycle devices, batteries and accessories according to national regulations.

  • Page 34: Technical Information

    Technical information miniTek remote control FCC: SGI-WL500 IC: 267AB-WL500 Operating frequencies: Fc=3.28 MHz Max. field strength @ 10m: 48,5 dBμV/m Max. field strength @ 30m: 28,5 dBμV/m CE, FCC and IC compliance information can be found on the back of the instrument.

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    Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV ■ technician for help. Siemens Transmitter IMPORTANT NOTE: IC Radiation Exposure Statement This equipment complies with IC radiation exposure limits set forth for an uncontrolled environment.

  • Page 36: Technical Data - Power Supply

    Technical Data - power supply Kuantech Model: KSAA050080W1UV-1 Kuantech Model: KSAS0050500080D5D Input voltage: 100-240 V AC Input current: 180 mA Input frequency: 50-60 Hz Output voltage: 5 VDC Output current: 0.8 A Fuhua Model: UE10W-050080SPC Input voltage: 100-240 V AC Input current: 150 mA Input frequency:...

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    Phone +44 (0) 1293 423700 Legal Manufacturer Sivantos GmbH Henri-Dunant-Strasse 100 91058 Erlangen Germany Phone +49 9131 308 0 Document No. A91SAT-01447-99T05-76V1 Order/Item No. 106 66 853 | Master Rev04, 11.2014 © Siemens AG, 06.2015 | JN7467 | Printed in the UK

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